‘Unlike the swift response to the opioid epidemic that’s hitting middle-class white Americans, the response to crack has fallen inexcusably short.’
In the latest bid to prevent the construction of skyscrapers in Two Bridges, some advocates and residents are seeking to rezone a portion of the waterfront to require lower heights and more affordable housing.
J.C. Polanco wants to keep Rikers open, issue voter IDs, expand charter schools, privatize public housing and put the public advocate in charge of homeless services and child welfare. His bid to unseat Letitia James might lack money, but it doesn’t want for unorthodox ideas.
Meanwhile, concerns about domestic violence, affordable housing and the power of political bosses.
Every year about 1,200 New York City youth age out of foster care. Among many challenges they face is developing good eating habits and finding and affording the nutritious food needed to practice them.
Plus, the governor appears with union members at a march and rally.